Anime movie ‘A Silent Voice’ releases second set of Visuals; Inside Scoop on main Cast and Music

2016.05.27 <PASH! PLUS+>

Shoya Ishida (to be voiced by Miyu Irino) and Shoko Nishimiya (voiced by Saori Hayami)

Form Production Committee of the 2nd visual ⒸYoshitoki Oima・Kodansha/Movie 'A Silent Voice' Production Committee

     This just in. Part 2 of the visuals for A Silent Voice, the much anticipated upcoming anime film, are now available. Plus, the main cast and the staff involved in this projects have been announced as well.

     The main cast includes Miyu Irino, who was the voice of ‘Haku’ in Spirited Away, as well as the role of ‘Jinta Yadomi’ in Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day. And joining alongside Miyu Irino, is voice actress, Shoko Nishimiya. Shoko Nishimiya was the voice for ‘Miho Azuki’ in Bakuman and ‘Haruka Ogasawara’ in Sound! Euphonium.

     We also found out that the talented Kensuke Ushio will be directing the music. Kensuke Ushio has been involved in various projects, including working as a solo unit known as agraph, and working with music artists like Denki Groove, as a technical engineer and production assistant. In 2014, he had the opportunity to be involved in the TV anime series, Ping Pong. A Silent Voice will mark his first time to be completely be in charge of the music for the entire project.

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     Details :

     ‘A Silent Voice’ movie

     Roadshow : September 9th, 2016, at Shinjuku Piccadilly and other Roadshow viewing will be available nationwide.

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     Original work : ‘A Silent Voice’ by Yoshitoki Oima (Kodansha Comics publishing)
     Directed by : Naoko Yamada
     Screenplay : Reiko Yoshida
     Character design : Futoshi Nishiya
     Art director : Mutsuo Shinohara
     Color design : Naomi Ishida
     Set : Seiichi Akitake
     Cinematographer : Kazuya Takao
     Music Director : Youta Tsuruoka
     Music : Kensuke Ushio
     Music production : Pony Cannon
     Animation : Kyoto Animation
     Production : Movie ‘A Silent Voice’ Production Committee
     Distributor : Matsutake

     Shoya Ishida : Miyu Irino
     Shoko Nishimiya : Saori Hayami

     A leader and the main bully in the elementary class, Shoya Ishida hates being bored. But everything changes when a new girl named Shoko Nishimiyama, transfers to his class. Intrigued by her, Shoya’s days of boredom slowly fade away.

     But a certain incident involving Shoko, leads Shoya to become completely closed off from everyone. Five years later, they are both now at different schools and a lot has changed since then.

     Ever since that “incident”, Shoya has closed off his heart until one day, Shoko comes back in his life. This is the story about a boy, a girl and those around them who wish to be accepted, especially from themselves.

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